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O Beijo de Buda (Kazuo Mori #2)

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Buddha Kiss is a thriller that glows with the confidence of its insider perspective, blending headlines about cult poisonings in Japan and tales of Hong Kong money-market manipulation with a strong fictional basis. Peter Tasker, a British writer based in Tokyo where he also works as a financial analyst, sets up two unusual investigators: a Japanese private eye named Mori a ...more
Paperback, 525 pages
Published 2000 by Livros do Brasil
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Alexander Walker
I loved the apocalyptic aspects of this book, the realism was very enthralling! Funny how the smallest pawn can overthrow the King.
Michael Smith
Dec 02, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was a bit confused for the first couple of chapters of this galloping mystery, but then I realized that the principal characters were confused, too. There are three main proponents: Richard Mitchell, semi-novice financier from Yorkshire who has relocated to Tokyo to seek his fortune, Kazuo Mori, hard-boiled private detective (or “economic and social researcher”), who takes on a case involing the mysterious death of and old friend’s daughter, and Tamura, assistant manager of one of the most imp ...more
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Holds your attention til the end.
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PETER TASKER is a founding partner of Arcus Investments, an investment management firm that specializes in Japanese securities. He has written several books on Japanese economics and society, including Japan 2020 (1997) and The End of the Japanese Golden Era (1992). He is the author of several novels and works of non-fiction in both English and Japanese, and has written for Newsweek, Financial Tim ...more
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